A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 21 September 2018

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed - it's free !


21-23 September 2018: Jacksonville, Florida

30th Annual Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Society

Morocco Shrine Auditorium (3800 St. John's Bluff Road South)

22-23 September 2018: West Friendship, Maryland

54th Annual Atlantic Coast Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: The Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore

Howard County Fairgrounds (2210 Fairgrounds Road)

22-23 September 2018: Poughkeepsie, New York

49th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society

Gold's Gym & Family Sports Complex (258 Titusville Road)

Theme: Fossils

29-30 September 2018: Franklin, New Jersey

62nd Annual Franklin-Sterling Hill Gem & Mineral Show with Outdoor Swap

Organized by: Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society and the Franklin Mineral Museum

Littell Community Center (formerly known as the Armory) (10 Munsonhurst Road #12)

Indoor / outdoor


5-7 October 2018: Orlando, Florida

Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society

Florida National Guard Armory (2809 South Fern Creek Avenue)

6 October 2018: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

71st semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

6-7 October 2018: Honolulu, Hawaii

17th Annual Hawai'i Rock & Mineral Show

Organized by: Rock & Mineral Society of Hawai'i

Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, Waikiki, Leahi Room (2335 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu)

12-14 October 2018: Huntsville, Alabama

51st Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society

Jaycee Community Center (2180 Airport Road)


13-14 October 2018: Cherry Hill, New Jersey

1st Annual South Jersey Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, Annex Building (1721 Springdale Road)

13-14 October 2018: Ogdensburg, New Jersey

8th Annual North Jersey Outdoor Swap & Sell

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

20 October 2018: Catoosa, Oklahoma

2018 Fall Rock Swap & Museum Open House

Organized by: the D.W. Correll Museum and Tulsa Rock & Mineral Society and the Oklahoma State Council of Mineralogical Societies

D.W. Correll Museum (one block west of Route 66 on Pine Street)

20-21 October 2018: Des Moines, Iowa

2018 Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Des Moines Lapidary Society

Iowa State Fairgrounds - Elwell Family Food Center

20-21 October 2018: South Charleston, West Virginia

45th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Kanawha Rock & Gem Club

South Charleston Community Center (601 Jefferson Road)

27-28 October 2018: Bellevue, Washington

Octoberfest of Gems: Annual Bellevue Rock & Gem Show

Organized by: Bellevue Rock Club

Vasa Park (3560 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE)


3-4 November 2018: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

59th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Hall (303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City)

3-4 November 2018: Greenwich, Connecticut

30th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Stamford Mineralogical Society

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (90 Harding Road)

10-11 November 2018: New York, New York

New York City Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Hosted by: New York Mineralogical Club

Watson Hotel Manhattan (West 57th Street near Tenth Avenue)

16-18 November 2018: Columbia, South Carolina

51st Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Jamil Temple (206 Jamil Road, Exit 106A off I-26)

17-18 November 2018: Fairfax, Virginia

27th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Northern Virginia Mineral Club

The HUB Ballroom, Johnson Center, George Mason University

17-18 November 2018: West Palm Beach, Florida

52nd Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Fossil & Bead Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches

Expo Center East at South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Boulevard)


1 December 2018: Cornville, Arizona

Rocks In The Park III - Rock & Mineral Sale

Organized by: Verde River Rockhounds

Windmill Park (9950 East Cornville Road)

8-9 December 2018: Franklin, Tennessee

38th Annual Earth Treasures Show

Organized by: Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society

Williamson County Ag Expo Park (4215 Long Lane, Franklin)


15-17 March 2019: Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Gem & Mineral Society 57th Annual Show

Organized by: Michigan Gem & Mineral Society

Theme: Igneous is Bliss

Jackson County Fairgrounds - American One Event Center (200 West Ganson Street)

23-24 March 2019: Wysox, Pennsylvania

50th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Che-Hanna Rock and Mineral Club

Wysox Fire Hall (111 Lake Road)